M.Sc. (Zoology)

M.Sc (Zoology) or Master of Science in Zoology is a postgraduate course. It is the branch of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. The duration of this course is two years divided into four semesters.

Eligibility and admission

Pass with 50% aggregate marks in B.Sc. with Medical


  • Entomology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Fishery

Curriculum highlights

Semester I

  • Biosystematics and Taxonomy
  • Molecular Biology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Insect and Environment
  • Microbiology

Semester II

  • Cytogenetics and population genetics
  • Ecology
  • General Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics, Biotechnology & Nanotechnology
  • General Immunology

Semester III

  • Animal Behaviour
  • General Endocrinology
  • Bioanalytical & Statistical Techniques
  • SPCL-I Insect Morphology & Applied Entomology
  • SPCL-II Insect Anatomy & Toxicology
  • SPCL-I Fish and Fisheries
  • SPCL-II Fish Production Technology

Semester IV

  • Industrial Zoology
  • Wild life & its management
  • Zoogeography and Evolution
  • Limnology

The programme is spread across four semesters over a period of two years.

Students after completing the course can enter into any field of biological and biomedical research. They can become researchers, teachers and can be trained in any fields of biology within a short duration. Typical job profiles are Zookeepers, wildlife rehabilitators, environmental consultants, journalists, conservationists, wildlife educators, biological laboratory technicians, zoological/biomedical laboratory technicians, zoology teachers, research associates - zoology/biotechnology, production & quality control chemists, research scientists and semenologists.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 26000
Scholarship Category A 10400
Scholarship Category B 15600
Scholarship Category C 20800

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Start On 2016-04-27
Duration 3M 2H
Level Beginner
Instution Adafa academia
Branch Oxford street
Seat available 56
Price £200.00